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The proposal defines a "high-hazard flammable train'' as a freight train carrying 20 or more tankers loaded with flammable crude oil or ethanol. Crude oil and ethanol scheduled for freight train transport would be subjected to sampling to determine their ...
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2014-07-23 09:39:18
Spurred by a boom in oil-carrying trains and several recent tragic accidents, the Obama administration proposed stricter rules Wednesday for rail cars that transport flammable fuels, including ethanol. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced speed limits for trains carrying these fuels, tougher braking requirements, mandatory testing of oil and other volatile liquids and new design
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2014-07-23 10:59:23
The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed an overhaul of safety standards for carrying crude oil and ethanol by rail after a series of accidents in the past year.[ID:nL2N0PY11N] The following is reaction to the proposed rules: American Petroleum Institute, whose more than 600 members produce, process and distribute oil and natural gas: “The government can and should take steps
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2014-07-23 11:04:04
(Adds details on draft rules and background). WASHINGTON, July 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed an overhaul of safety standards for transporting crude oil and ethanol by rail, after a number of explosive ...
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2014-07-23 09:48:55
WASHINGTON, July 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed an overhaul of safety standards for transporting crude oil and ethanol by rail, after a number of explosive accidents over the past year.
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2014-07-23 11:05:24
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These requirements establish a minimum threshold for rail cars transporting dangerous goods, including petroleum crude oil and ethanol. This proposed amendment is provided for informal comment which means that it has not yet been published in the ...
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2014-07-23 08:06:59
The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday announced a comprehensive set of proposed rules for the safe rail transport of crude oil and certain other flammable materials, including ethanol. The proposals, which are subject to a 60-day public ...
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2014-07-23 09:48:09
The Scottish Government has approved plans to extend an existing wind farm development in South Lanarkshire and for a new development proposal in South Ayrshire. SSE Renewables has secured planning consent to add a further 54 turbines to its 152 ...
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2014-07-23 10:04:56
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SPRINGFIELD -- Repairs are coming soon to an area in Southwind Park. The Springfield Park District is taking steps to fix a dysfunctional wind turbine. Officials say right now, the turbine simply does not work. The district is waiting to hear from companies regarding proposals for upgrading the turbine
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2014-07-22 23:57:10
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A company proposing to build a 70-turbine wind farm in far north Queensland says it rejects calls to make it pay a bond to cover road damage. The State Government is assessing RATCH Australia's development application and public submissions closed ...
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2014-07-22 20:18:19
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A proposed wind farm in southern Lincoln County is creating a stir among property owners. People gathered at Canton High School to learn more about how the project would impact the area. "As much of the best, most accurate and current information you ...
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2014-07-21 22:36:10
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(Reuters) - New York state environmental regulators are proposing shutting the giant Indian Point nuclear power plant to protect fish in the Hudson River during summer months, when demand for electricity for air-conditioning is greatest.






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2014-07-21 13:08:30
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Renewable energy is growing rapidly. Non-hydro renewables now account for over 7 percent of U.S. electricity consumption—triple triple share from a decade ago. With falling costs and EPA's new proposed rules poised to cut emissions from power plants, ...
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2014-07-21 12:40:03
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Most of the renewable energy projects proposed are hydroelectric, Mr. Montenegro noted. Hydro plants provide half of Mindanao's power supply, which yesterday was put at 1,273 MW against an estimated 1,326-MW peak demand, leaving the island with a ...
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2014-07-21 10:30:15
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NEW CASTLE — Residents may be able to zap some money off their electric bills if they approve a proposed new community solar park on a town-owned, five-acre parcel of property north of the Castle Valley Ranch subdivision.
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2014-07-21 05:00:40